PHOTOS: Nihang Army warriors show off skills

Published: November 15, 2012

Members of the Nihang Army, an organization of traditional Sikh religious warriors, perform martial arts and ride horseback during Fateh Divas in Amritsar, India on Nov. 14, 2012. The Sikh celebration of the return of the sixth Guru Hargobind from detention in the Gwalior Fort known as Bandi Chhorh Divas, which coincides with the Hindu festival of Diwali, marks the day Guru Hargobind had agreed to his release on the condition that the other 52 vassal kings who were detainees would also be released.


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Members of the Nihang Army, an organization of traditional Sikh religious warriors, perform martial arts and ride horseback during Fateh Divas in Amritsar, India on Nov. 14, 2012. The Sikh celebration of the return of the sixth Guru Hargobind from detention in the Gwalior Fort known as Bandi Chhorh Divas, which coincides with the Hindu festival of Diwali, marks the day Guru Hargobind had agreed to his release on the condition that the other 52 vassal kings who were detainees would also be released.


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